When I was 22 years old,
beard freshly grown,
an ocean away from my family,
with the kind of pain that drives men to do selfish
barely forgivable things
I dreamt of you nightly
hunted for your smile in every audience that I broke for
hoping that I could literally steal a glance
Joshua Bennet-10 Things I Want To Say To A Black Woman.
-Too Cute :)
Wow this just an orgasm of words !!!!,
Shades of blues never fails.
Joshua Bennett (grad speech at Upenn)
I remember the words of my Mother just like the ocean remembers a hurricane
To know is very good, but to have is better
The story of the black man told by the white man has generally been told to serve political and economic ends.
—Chinua Achebe (Spelling our proper name)
If you know when you came, there is really no limit to where you can go